Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Hump Day Links Are Here!


Animals do have amazing instincts, no?  Particularly their uncanny sense of timing, as this slideshow of animal photobombs can attest.  (HuffPo)

Did you know that they still offer Glamor Shots in some malls around the country?  I thought those went out with the '80s.  These Soviet shots almost make me want to have my own glamor session... almost.  (The Gloss)

Look, I loved the minions from "Despicable Me," but a whole movie of nothing but them jabbering away in their gibberish might be too much for me to handle.  (AV Club)

Using composite software typically only used by sketch artists, Brian Joseph Davis has brought famous literary characters to life.  (The Composites via The Atlantic)

Chinese tattoos have been popular amongst English speakers for years, but now it looks like the opposite it true as well.  (The Telegraph)

Oh, these poor celebrities.  It must be so hard to get dressed up in expensive clothing, get your hair and makeup done by professionals, and then attend exclusive events.  Would it kill them to smile? (The Daily Beast)

Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Dracula?  Yes, please!  (Vulture)

Miles O'Brien wrote a lovely piece in memory of Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, who passed away on Tuesday.  (PBS)

Are you ready for the opening ceremonies of the London Olympics this week?  From the sound of it, it's going to be an incredible spectacular - featuring a must-be-seen-to-be-believed showdown between He Who Must Not Be Named and... Mary Poppins?  (Jezebel)

If you're going to be in London for the Games, a) I'm jealous and b) here's a list of suggestions for sights to see during your downtime.  (Vogue)

As someone attempting to make a living working from home, I gotta say, this next article really speaks to me.  Ya gotta do what ya gotta do to make that money, ya know?  (The Billfold)

This is a very comprehensive, fun ride through the History of Wooing Women in song.  Somewhere in the mid-1990's things take a turn and the wooing just goes completely off the rails.

1 comment:

  1. That video is amusing, even though it's totally ridiculous - people have been writing songs about sex since way before the 90s, and there are plenty of beautiful love song since the 80s. However, it's still pretty amusing. Sidenote: I wish this guy could sing better, but the band is awesome.